Daily Archives: February 10, 2011

Toughie 509

Toughie No 509 by Excalibur

Hints and tips by Bufo

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BD Rating – Difficulty *****Enjoyment **

I found this a real struggle especially down the left-hand side. In the end I gave up with two clues to go and consulted the oracle (i.e. BD). Because of the problems I had I feel obliged to give it 5 stars for difficulty. But it wasn’t a very satisfying solve and I think I’m probably being generous in giving it 2 stars for enjoyment.

DT 26472

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26472

Hints and tips by Big Dave

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment **

An uninspiring puzzle from an unknown setter.